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A Simple LED Beacon

Posted May 19, 2011 by Chris

While an LED beacon doesn’t serve too great a purpose, it is a great design exercise for students new to the world of microcontrollers. The beacon uses a PIC and some transistors to control the beacon’s lighting. The article describes how it works and how to make your own.

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